UNIT B EVOLUTION AND MOVEMENT OF FASHION. 2.04 Identify major fashion centers, types of designers, and price market categories. Major fashion centers. New York City Los Angeles Atlanta Chicago Dallas Miami. Seattle Paris Milan Florence Rome London. New York City, New York.
2.04 Identify major fashion centers, types of designers, and price market categories.
Largest fashion marketing center in the U.S.
Known for the Seventh Avenue garment district in Manhattan
Permanent showrooms of manufacturers from the U.S. and around the world
Open weekdays year round
Most of the production jobs have been lost to other countries with cheaper labor, but some production jobs exist in Chinatown, Queens, and Brooklyn.
Fashion weeks sponsored by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)
Formed corporation called 7th on Sixth, Inc. to centralize runway shows
Shows held in tents in Bryant Park
CaliforniaMart is the largest fashion and textile facility in the U.S.
An 82-block garment district includes designers, wholesalers, manufacturers, and patternmakers.
Hosts a fashion week five times a year
Primarily serves the West coast
Price market categories of women’s apparel (cont.)